Rotary Club of Garstang & Over Wyre - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
The purple crocuses in full bloom in Garstang
The badge that demonstrates support for the Rotary campaign to eradicate polio is the purple crocus. They also add colour to early spring.details
The Rotary Club of Garstang and Over Wyre
It is amazing to see the changes in the Garstang & Over Wyre area over the 50 years that Rotary has served in this area of Lancashire. The Club was born out of a need to bring together community minded men and women. This need has not changed and we still get together socially on a regular basis. But while we might spend time “chewing the fat” we are always looking for the best ideas to help our community. We continue to create the “Rotary Effect” by taking action. Seeing the results of our efforts is key to the satisfaction of being a Rotarian.
We help young an old, at home and abroad. The advantage of being a Rotarian is that you are part of an international network of like-minded individuals. Rotarians are trusted to deliver cash and aid to where it is most needed. Internationally we have our own Foundation so we can share funds to support many diverse projects. For emergencies there is the Rotary Aquabox scheme (www.aquabox.org)
Rotary’s biggest global project has been to raise funds and be an active part of the immunisation days to eradicate polio, which used to be called “Infantile Paralysis, literally, from the face of the earth. But we now are on the cusp of history with fewer than 100 cases of the childhood crippling disease.
If you want to be part of history even in a small way contact us. It’s just a click away at the top of this page.
Meetings and events happening soon
Sunday 22nd April 11.00
Garstang Colour Dash
Colour Dash in aid of St John’s Hospiice, start in Cherestanc Square
Wednesday 25th April 19.30
Review service projects to date and plan projects and events for the future
Wednesday 9th May 19.30
Reports from Club Officers reporting on activity during this Rotary Year
Thursday 17th May 10.00
Blood Pressure Testing at Booths
Heartbeat nurses will test the blood pressure of members of the public. This is a confidential programme.
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.